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Dialects can thrive in digital communication

In this German video clip, Rüdiger Harnisch, a professor of linguistics at the University of Passau, explains why he believes digitalisation and digital communication may be beneficial for dialects.

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28th International Telecommunications Society Conference to take place at the University of Passau from 30 July to 3 August

After Cambridge, Madrid and Brussels, the latest regional conference of the International Telecommunications Society will take place at the University of Passau.

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An interview with Professor Andreas König

'Digitalisation is about a change in the mindset'

Germany is lagging behind in digitalisation, partly due to senior executives’ mindset and a lack of understanding of what it entails. Professor Andreas König, spokesperson for the planned CyberSpaces Cluster, explains what it...

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Thomas Leebmann and Professor Burkhard Freitag at the Cross Border Award ceremony. Photograph: IHK Niederbayern.

Professor Freitag receives the 2017 Cross Border Award

On 1 June, Professor Burkhard Freitag was given the 2017 Cross Border Award for his outstanding contributions to partnerships between the University of Passau and other universities in the neighbouring regions of Austria, the...

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Project Electrific: University of Passau and Deggendorf Institute of Technology shape the future of e-mobility

Funded by the EU’s Horizon 2020 programme, academics from the University of Passau and Deggendorf Institute of Technology are working together on a project to make electric vehicles more sustainable and attractive for consumers....

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